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Anti-Racism: Adults: ...and Faith

books, videos, online resources for individual and group study/discussion on racism, antiracism and white supremacy culture


     Baptized in Tear Gas: From White Moderate to Abolitionist     Been in the Struggle          Bipolar Faith: A Black Woman's Journey with Depression and Faith          Black Lives Matter to Jesus: The Salvation of Black Life and All Life in Luke and Acts          The Darkness Divine     Faith after Ferguson: Resilient Leadership in Pursuit of Racial Justice     First Nations Version          Walking the Way of Harriet Tubman: Public Mystic and Freedom Fighter     Innocent Until Proven Muslim: Islamophobia, the War on Terror, and the Muslim Experience Since 9/11     Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and  Fractured a Nation: Kobes Du Mez, Kristin: 9781631495731: Books                    Picture of Not Forsaken     cover of Pillars: How Muslim Friends Led Me Closer to Jesus     Psalms from Prison (Chavis)     Psalms for Black Lives     Rise Up by Ink & Willow          This Here Flesh by Cole Arthur Riley     Unholy by Sarah Posner          

Webinars & Trainings

White Fragility and the (Christian) Faith is a conversation with Rev. Dr. John Dorhauer (Gen. Minister and President of the UCC), Tricia Lytle, Cameron Trimble, and Steve Morgan about white fragility and the Christian faith.


As part of Healing Minnesota Stories’ effort to create dialogue, understanding and healing between Native and non-Native peoples, Minnesota Council of Churches offers Sacred Site Tours of the Twin Cities area. The tour includes information on Dakota history, culture and sacred sites, as well as the oppression and genocide they faced, and ultimately their exile. 

As the topics are quite serious the tours are considered age appropriate for high-school age or older.

Learn more and register here.


Challenging Racism, Antisemitism, and Other Assaults on Human Dignity

A Conversation with Beverly E. Mitchell, Ph.D.
moderated by Ted Gordon, Ph.D.
Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 4:45 PM — 5:45 PM CST

free & online

Lamenting Racism is a curriculum based on the recognition that racism feeds on denial. Lament moves us to tell the truth. And the truth can set us free. Find out more at

Blogs, Podcasts & Articles

All Rev'd UpAll Rev'd Up

All Rev’d Up explores where faith intersects politics and culture. Rev. Irene Monroe and Rev. Emmett G. Price III come from different black faith perspectives, they’re of different generations, they hail from different parts of the country, and they come together in this podcast to talk about faith in a different way. They don’t always agree, but they always hear each other out. Dive into conversations around race, faith, and this week’s headlines with the Revs every other Wednesday. When something happens in the world, you want their take on it. All Rev’d Up is produced by WGBH.

For Indigenous Peoples, Abortion Is a Religious Right

by Abaki Beck & Rosalyn Lapier; Yes! Magazine

Diana Butler Bass wonders about Homeland Security? Faith, patriotism, and exile - and the need for a better spirituality of country.


AOC the Bible Teacher and Christian Nationalism by Greg Casey (through Church Anew)

Racial Equity as Spiritual Healing

by Naaima Khan; Owner and Principal of Create Good, a consultancy that helps organizations more effectively pursue anti-racism work with a special focus on using keen insights from data and evaluation.

Sharon Salzberg + Robert Thurman

Meeting Our Enemies and Our Suffering


Resmaa Menakem

‘Notice the Rage; Notice the Silence’

Grappling with how racism coexists with faith

By Heather Hahn
Sept. 16, 2020 | UM News

Revs. Mai-Anh Le Tran, Edgardo Colón-Emeric and Willie James Jennings spoke for The United Methodist Church's livestreamed panel discussion, The Theological Roots of Racism and Colonialism, as part of the UMC's Dismantling Racism series. Heather Hahn's article sums up their speaking and might inspire readers to listen to the whole discussion.

Richard Rohr's Daily Meditations for the week of September 20-25, 2020, offer beautiful insights to the power and constructive wisdom that comes from participating in what he calls "interspiritual mysticism", including:

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